secularize


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make secular and draw away from a religious orientation

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transfer from ecclesiastical to civil possession, use, or control

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Your chapter on government aid to religion discusses the phenomenon of tax aid leading religious schools to secularize. Some religious leaders today seem to think they can get state aid and still run sectarian programs.
Should we hold the line in the midst of theological meltdown, try to secularize the conversation?
The district court granted summary judgment for the inmates, in part, finding that the removal of overt references to religion did not cure the Establishment Clause problems, but that the officials were entitled to qualified immunity due to their good faith, but unsuccessful, efforts to secularize the program.
This study explores philosopher Martin HeideggerAEs personal and ontological approaches to Christianity, especially his attempts to secularize Christian theology as he examined the importance of affective states at ontic and ontological levels.
The education system, mosques and Madrassas are being targeted with the conspiracy to secularize the entire system, he said, urging all the religious forces to get united and counter the conspiracies made against them.
It also sought to aggressively proselytize non-Muslims towards Islam, just as in the past European religious groups tried to convert Muslims to Christianity, or at the very least neutralize or secularize them.